Kisumu

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Kisumu
Clockwise: Lake Victoria Panorama, Kisumu Panorama, sunset at Oginga Odinga street, Downtown, Kiboko Point, Nighttime in Kisumu and Jomo Kenyatta Sports Ground
Clockwise: Lake Victoria Panorama, Kisumu Panorama, sunset at Oginga Odinga street, Downtown, Kiboko Point, Nighttime in Kisumu and Jomo Kenyatta Sports Ground
Kisumu is located in Kenya
Kisumu
Kisumu
Coordinates: 0°6′S 34°45′E / 0.100°S 34.750°E / -0.100; 34.750
Country Kenya
CountyKisumu County
Government
 • GovernorAnyang' Nyong'o[1]
Elevation
1,131 m (3,711 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • City500,000
 • Metro
1,068,826
 [2]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Websitekisumu.go.ke

Kisumu is a city located on the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya. It has a population of just over a million. This means that it is the third largest city in Kenya after Mombasa and the capital Nairobi.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "KOSUMU COUNTY GOVERNMENT CABINET AS ANNOUNCED BY HE. GOVERNOR Anyang' Nyong'o". County Government of Kisumu. Facebook. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 July 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) 2009 Census Vol 1 Table 3 Rural and Urban Population Retrieved on 22 January 2014.
  3. | Kenya protests: 24 killed after President's re-election - CNN
  4. | Kenya elections: The human cost in Kisumu - BBC News